Report 2017-032 Recommendation 20 Responses

Report 2017-032: Clery Act Requirements and Crime Reporting: Compliance Continues to Challenge California's Colleges and Universities (Release Date: May 2018)

Recommendation #20 To: Bakersfield College

To ensure that its district provides it with policies and processes that the Clery Act and federal regulations require, Bakersfield should develop and begin following a policy by August 2018 requiring that it periodically review the district's annual security reports or templates, as well as district policies. To the extent that it identifies any inaccurate information or missing policies, it should work with its district to make updates as necessary.

6-Month Agency Response

The College has developed and follows procedures requiring the complete and accurate information to be included in the Annual Security Report (Clery Report). The College takes responsibility to include accurate and relevant policies within the Annual Security Report. This procedure has now been integrated into the DPS Manual.

  • Completion Date: December 2018
  • Response Date: December 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented


60-Day Agency Response

Within the new internal document entitled BC Department of Public Safety: Internal Operating Manual, outlines procedures requiring complete and accurate information being included in the Annual Security Report (Clery Report). The Director of Public Safety will take responsibility to include accurate and relevant policies in the Annual Security Report. To be completed August 2018

  • Estimated Completion Date: August 31, 2018
  • Response Date: July 2018

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Partially Implemented


All Recommendations in 2017-032

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.